5G & Bandwidth-Heavy Applications Track

5G is here! It promises to deliver more than just being a faster 4G. 5G was built for enterprises and industries to have guaranteed access and quality of service that 4G and earlier mobile technologies could not deliver.

5G has promised to raise the level of many innovations. In the current world, just innovating the technology alone is not sufficient. What’s holding back the massive rollout of 5G applications are practical business models that potential investors can see a return on investment.

adjust Problem Statement

Technologies need applications. 5G needs to be used in solutions that will benefit industries and consumers. 5G currently has 3 problems to prevent it from getting mass adoption:

  • Lack of technical knowledge
  • Market does not understand its true potential in real use cases
  • Lack of good business models to drive adoption forward

adjust The Challenge

Teams are invited to develop a solution that uses 5G features for applications in manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, mining, agriculture, retail, tourism, sports and e-sports, media and entertainment, etc.

You may add one or more of the following complementary technologies to complete the solution:

  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Data analytics
  • Cloud computing / edge cloud
  • Augmented / virtual / mixed reality (AR / VR / MR)

For solutions that come with high commercial values, you are encouraged to build a cross-functional team with a mix of technical and business savvy members to build a business model for commercializing your solutions. We will assist in pitching this solution and business model to a panel.

adjust Criteria for the solution

  • Solution must use mobile networks.
  • Must use one or more of the key features of 5G networking:
    • High-speed
    • Low-latency
    • Wide-area connectivity
    • Massive connectivity
  • Judging will be based on the innovative use of 5G features to solve industry and consumer problems.

adjust Benefits of Joining

  • Technology training in telecom, 5G and Enterprise Java development.
  • Experience with 5G solutions for real-world problems.
  • Enhance your employability and access to high-income opportunities.
  • When applicable, learn to use business modeling tools such as business model canvas, SWOT analysis, return-on-investment, value tree analysis to pitch project.